ID Request- 22072013-PKA1

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Prashant Awale

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Jul 22, 2013, 1:01:37 PM7/22/13
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Dear Friends,

Came across this small terrestrial herb (approx 10 to 15 cm in ht) near Sonavale. Requesting ID...

Date/Time: 21-07-2013 / 10:30AM

Family: Orchidaceae

Bot. name: ????

Location: En-route "Ganapati Garad (Murbad Region, Maharashtra)

Altitude: Approx. 500 to 600 ft

Habitat: Wild (on ground of moist deciduous forest)

Regards
Prashant
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Rajesh Sachdev

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Jul 22, 2013, 11:58:06 PM7/22/13
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I think it is Peristylus species, experts may validate more.

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Shrikant Ingalhalikar

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Jul 23, 2013, 11:21:58 AM7/23/13
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Prashantji, nice catch of a rare plant. This is Peristylus lawii. Note pedicels twisted and spur stubby. Regards,

Prashant Awale

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Jul 23, 2013, 11:56:01 AM7/23/13
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Thanks Rajesh ji for the lead. Thanks Shrikant ji for the ID.
Regards
Prashant

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Satish Phadke

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Jul 23, 2013, 1:34:37 PM7/23/13
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Beautiful. Good catch indeed!

Dr Satish Phadke
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